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Tumultuous 2014 for Paine

Over the course of one year, Paine College experienced a campus shooting, an upheaval in administration, received its third accreditation sanction in three years and heard from hundreds of ...
By Tracey McManus | Friday, Dec. 26, 2014

GRU researching liver cancer target

A new clue in a centuries-old debate about the role of inflammation in cancer could provide a unique target for deadly liver cancer and potentially other cancers as well.
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014

No new TB cases at Westside

As tuberculosis testing appraches conclusion at Westside High School no other case of the disease has been found.
By Sean Gruber | Monday, Dec. 22, 2014

MCG students educated on ultrasound

Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University is joining about a dozen other schools in adding ultrasound instruction across all four years of medical school.
By Tom Corwin | Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014

Students train to be first-responders

It might seem very intense for a training scenario, but the instructors of A.R. Johnson's Teen Community Emergency Response Class believe stress and realism are the best teachers.
By Sean Gruber | Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

Columbia County Alternative School holds winter graduation

Twenty students got their high school diplomas as a part of Columbia County Alternative School's Save our Seniors program.
By Scott Rouch | Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

Sickness closes all McDuffie County schools

One day after closing an elementary school because of excessive absences caused by illness, the McDuffie County School System has decided to close all seven of its schools, according to its ...
By Sean Gruber | Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014

School board members take service oaths

Augusta resident Charlie Hannah and incumbent Board Chairwoman Venus Cain were among those sworn in as Richmond County Board of Education members.
By Sean Gruber | Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

Some schools make gains on report card, but system still struggles

A number of Richmond County schools showed improvements on Georgia's 2014 accountability report card measuring student achievement and progress levels, but the system itself still performed below ...
By Sean Gruber | Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

Flu is here with unusual symptoms

Flu is definitely widespread in Georgia, which means it has appeared in more than half the counties in the state. On the scale of one to 10, with 10 being the highest level of intensity for ...
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

Illnesses close McDuffie school

Maxwell Elementary School in McDuffie County will be closed from Wednesday through Friday for excessive influenza, strep and a stomach virus absences.
By Sean Gruber | Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

Richmond schools accepting magnet applications

The Richmond County school system is ready to accept applications for magnet schools and special programs, organizing open houses so student can investigate their options.
By Sean Gruber | Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

More than 600 graduate from GRU

Georgia Regents University graduated more than 600 students in its fall commencment ceremony at the James Brown Arena on Saturday.
By Travis Highfield | Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014

Local school districts weigh three flexibility options

By June, every district in Georgia is required to adopt one of three flexibility options, essentially operating contracts that grant freedom from certain requirements of state law in exchange for ...
By Tracey McManus | Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014

Josey hoops team vows to 'Live Like 25'

Dec. 13 marks the two-month anniversary of C.J. Sheppard's death, and the memory of a fallen teammate remains a daily reminder of how precious life can be for the T.W. Josey basketball team.
By Doug Stutsman | Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014

RCBOE named board of distinction

The Richmond County Board of Education was named a Board of Distinction by the Georgia School Boards Association Dec. 5, joining other boards that "showcase the best practices in school governance ...
By Sean Gruber | Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

MCG students join nationwide protest

As she lay in an eerily silent protest for more than 15 minutes, with only the humming of electricity and gurgling from a nearby storm drain, Ijeoma Okoro teared up as she thought of those who ...
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

Georgia could see $22 million for early childhood care through grant

The grant will be used to establish comprehensive child care services benefitting low-income families, including “education hubs” that will provide assistance to child care centers.
Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

Curry 'humbled' to have name on gym

Glenn Hills' held a naming ceremony for its new gym Tuesday.
By Wayne Staats | Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014

Board hears potential of incentive-based disciplinary system

The Richmond County Board of Education discussed using a state-lead initiative to help increase safety on school campuses and reduce discipline problems.
By Sean Gruber | Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014
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City inspectors look to demolish Goodale House

Rob Sherman, director of Augusta's License and Inspection Department, said his staff plans to ask a State Court judge in early 2015 to order the endangered property, which was built in 1799 and is ...
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